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Air pollution linked to fifth of pre-term births

Close to a fifth of premature births worldwide could be associated with mothers’ exposure to outdoor air pollution, according to a study by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
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Stronger air quality measures needed

Air pollution remains the single largest environmental health hazard in Europe, resulting in a lower quality of life due to illnesses and nearly half a million premature deaths per year.
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High air pollution levels found on cruise ship’s deck

Undercover measurements of harmful ultra-fine particles (PM) on the sun deck of a European cruise ship revealed concentrations up to 200 times higher than natural background levels and 20 times worse than in the busy city centres with heavy traffic ..
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